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"Haiku" prayers, in Japanese poetical form, have their
origin in the fourteenth century. They consist of 17
syllables arranged in three lines (5-7-5). This
provides a simple format for composing personal and
family prayers. The following haiku prayer is a
Canadian example. You are encouraged to develop your
own.

God of life and love,
fill us with love for Jesus,
holy Mary's son.

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Family Blessing at a Gathering

Father in Heaven, We praise You for giving us Your Son To be our Saviour and Lord. Bless us all as we gather here today, (tonight) And let us live happily in Your love. Hear our prayer, loving Father, For we ask this in Jesus' Name. Amen. continue reading

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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Sirach 44:1, 10-15
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Psalm, Psalms 132:11, 13-14, 17-18
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Sts. Joachim and Anne
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